US Popularity:92
Origin:Hebrew
Meaning:Yahweh supports
Josiah is a masculine Hebrew name that means “Yahweh supports." This biblical name is related to the Hebrew Yoshiyahu with yoshi, meaning “support,” and Yahu, a name for the Hebrew God. In the Hebrew Bible, Josiah was a king who ruled Judah and was known for his love and devotion to God, wishing to spread this love with his kingdom. Josiah is an uplifting name with a supportive and comforting background that will be sure to resonate with those who wish to raise baby with faith.

Famous People Named Josiah

Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
  • Josiah Bell
    R&B Singer
  • Josiah Cerio
    Actor
  • Josiah Duggar
    Reality TV Star
  • Slater Josiah Vance
    Son of Courtney Vance

Josiah Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Josiah is currently #150 on The Bump
Boy:Josiah is currently #85 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Josiah is currently #92 in U.S. births
Boy:Josiah is currently #53 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

Year:
2023
#91
in 2023
- 6
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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